Live market data in Darlington

Property Prics

Average Property Price

£
£175 per Square Foot

Price Change

-2.0%
In the last 12 months

Price Change

+14.7%
In the last 5 years

Properties Sold

In the last 12 months

Property Prices By Type

Detached

Average Price
£
Price Change
Last 12 months
-0.3%
% of Market
18.8%

Semi Detached

Average Price
£
Price Change
Last 12 months
+3.3%
% of Market
38.9%

Terrace

Average Price
£
Price Change
Last 12 months
+9.0%
% of Market
34.1%

Flats

Average Price
£
Price Change
Last 12 months
+11.3%
% of Market
8.2%

Rental market average

Rental Values have changed by

-2.0%
 

How much do
houses let for?

£
Per calendar month

How much do flats
let for?

£
Per calendar month

What is the average
annual rental yield?

6.14%
Last 12 months

Darlington Area Guide

Area Contact
Russell Hartshorn

Living in Darlington

Welcome to the Darlington Area Guide!

Darlington, located in the beautiful North East of England, is a vibrant town with a rich history and plenty to offer residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re looking for a new place to call home or simply exploring the area, this guide will provide you with an overview of what Darlington has to offer.

  1. Housing: Darlington boasts a wide range of housing options, from charming Victorian homes to modern apartments. Popular residential areas include West Park, Cockerton, and Blackwell, offering a mix of traditional and contemporary properties. The town center also has a variety of converted warehouses and stylish townhouses.
  1. Transportation: Darlington is well-connected by road and rail, making it an ideal location for commuters. The town has excellent transport links, with direct trains to major cities such as Newcastle, Leeds, and London. The A1(M) motorway is easily accessible, providing convenient connections to the wider region.
  1. Education: For families with children, Darlington offers a range of educational options. The town has numerous primary and secondary schools, both state and private, renowned for their high standards of education. Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College and Darlington College provide further education and vocational courses.
  1. Parks and Green Spaces: Darlington is blessed with beautiful parks and green spaces, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. South Park, one of the town’s largest parks, offers picturesque landscapes, a lake, and well-maintained gardens. West Park is another popular spot, with play areas, tennis courts, and open spaces for leisurely walks.
  1. Cultural Attractions: Culture lovers will find plenty to explore in Darlington. The Darlington Hippodrome is a historic theater that hosts a variety of performances, including musicals, plays, and concerts. The Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum is a must-visit for train enthusiasts, showcasing the town’s rich railway heritage.
  1. Shopping and Dining: Darlington has a vibrant town center with an array of shops, boutiques, and eateries. The Cornmill Shopping Centre is a popular destination for retail therapy, featuring both high-street brands and independent stores. When it comes to dining, the town offers diverse cuisine, including traditional British fare, international flavors, and trendy cafes.
  1. Sports and Leisure: Sports enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities for activities in Darlington. The town has several leisure centers with swimming pools, fitness facilities, and sports halls. Darlington Football Club, known as “The Quakers,” plays at Blackwell Meadows and provides exciting football matches for fans.
  1. Events and Festivals: Darlington hosts a range of events throughout the year. The Darlington Arts Festival showcases local talent and features art exhibitions, performances, and workshops. The Darlington Food and Drink Festival is a popular event for foodies, offering a wide range of culinary delights to sample.
  1. Surrounding Areas: Darlington’s location provides easy access to the stunning North East countryside. The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks are within driving distance, offering breathtaking landscapes and outdoor activities such as hiking and cycling.
  1. Healthcare: Darlington has a comprehensive healthcare system, including the Darlington Memorial Hospital and a range of medical centers and clinics. The town is also well-served by dental practices and pharmacies.

Darlington is a town that combines history, culture, and modern amenities, making it a fantastic place to live or visit. We hope this guide has provided you with valuable insights into what this charming town has to offer.

Associated Branch

County Durham